Family

June 19 2014

Content Matters

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 The main content of my life has been getting married and raising children. ~ Jim Harrison, Returning to Earth The other day I heard a young man say I want to live for a cause greater than …

MAYBE IT’S TIME TO SETTLE

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During circle time at 7th grade summer camp, I was encouraged to write down my list of what I wanted in a future husband. Surrounded by other girls with bad perms, braces, and training bras, …

Rick Steves, Anniversaries and Italy

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This is a story about being married. It's an anniversary story, an old one, nearly twenty years ago now, but a true one, and a good one. It began as an adventure, sank pretty quickly …

Family

June 16 2014

just a girl

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I'm just a girl. Standing in front of a boy Asking him to love her. We were watching Notting Hill again, this time with our staff team on a getaway weekend. It was near the end—of both the …

How To Tell The Hidden Story

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“Finally, the lessons of impermanence taught me this: loss constitutes an odd kind of fullness; despair empties out into an unquenchable appetite for life.” -          Gretel Ehrlich, The Solace of Open Spaces   I know two ways to tell …

Family

June 11 2014

Courage to Listen

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Anybody who knows me knows I love being a dad. Love it. Sure, it can be frustrating sometimes, but more often than not, it is a great joy. Like any parent, I look at my son and see …

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